Category: Plants

Flowers for shady locations - Top 5

Flowers for shady locations - Top 5

A large selection of flowers shows their lush flowers and variety of colors especially in a shady spot in the garden. Shady location - flowers that grow well here The lighting conditions are not optimal in every garden. Anyone who is a garden lover, sees it as a challenge to just green shady places. Variety in the garden brings a permanently blooming shade garden.

Planting flower pots - this is how it works step by step

Planting flower pots - this is how it works step by step

Planting flower pots is not as easy as it may seem. Pot, potting soil and the plants must fit together. 1. Choice of flower pots It does not matter if the pots are made of clay or plastic. Only the shape and the size are important for planting. Plants with a long tap root, like roses, need a tall slender pot.

Purple loosestrife - pruning and care

Purple loosestrife - pruning and care

The loosestrife is a decorative flowering pond and garden plant. The shrubs are easy to handle in terms of pruning and care. Pruning done properly Purple loosestrife (botanical Lythrum salicaria) is a perennial. In winter, her aboveground parts die down, in the spring she drives out new. When pruning, pay attention to the following points: Do not remove dead parts of plants over the winter and leave them on the plant - used as birdseed and insect retreat.

Ground cover against weeds - the best varieties

Ground cover against weeds - the best varieties

Weeding or the use of chemicals helps to prevent weeds in the garden. A simpler, nicer, and easier to care for option is evergreen ground cover. With ground cover, the garden is green all year round. There is a wide variety of plants for shady and sunny places. The garden is an eye-catcher due to the different colors and foliage shapes of the plants.

Ground Covering Haselwurz - the 5 best combinations

Ground Covering Haselwurz - the 5 best combinations

The friable ground cover Haselwurz is as underplanting of trees and shrubs or in combination with a variety of flowering plants. Green leaves instead of bare soil There is no grass under trees with dense foliage and bushes. The frost-hard hazel root brings green under such plants. In the heyday from March to May show small brown-red flowers.

Carrying out a soil survey yourself

Carrying out a soil survey yourself

Every three to five years, a soil survey in the garden makes sense. This can also be done by the hobby gardener himself. There are various methods for this. If the garden owner wants a good harvest and beautiful flowering beds in the home garden, a good quality of the soil is important. Soil analysis may also be assisted by soil analysis.

Savory Crops - Tips

Savory Crops - Tips

Savory is decorative in the garden and in the kitchen. If a few tips are heeded when harvesting, nothing stands in the way of the full flavor. Cutting back on a rich harvest The crop will make the crop look good. Shorten the plant about ten centimeters before flowering. This regression stimulates the formation of leaves.

Cultivating Bougainvillea in the Garden

Cultivating Bougainvillea in the Garden

Bougainvillea likes to decorate drab walls and walls. With proper care, the climbing flower can also thrive in Central Europe. 1. Cultivating the Bougainvillea as a Container Plant The home of the colorful climber are the warm subtropical countries. In order for the triple flower to develop its numerous flowers, it needs a sheltered, sunny and warm location.

Broccoli Cultivation - Checklist

Broccoli Cultivation - Checklist

Broccoli is a tasty and healthy vegetable. Cultivation in your own garden is not easy, as this type of cabbage is very demanding. Broccoli's claims on soil and location The type of cabbage also known as asparagus cabbage is extremely demanding. For the cultivation the soil condition is of the utmost importance.

Blackberries - all about the roots

Blackberries - all about the roots

Blackberries, especially the wild varieties, are multiplying rapidly through their roots. But why is that and what can one do about it? Blackberries - Interesting facts about the root system Blackberries (Rubus sectio Rubus), like other wild shrubs, form subterranean foothills that spread beneath the surface of the earth.